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Wild Birds by Region

Our beautiful country has many species of wild birds. Here are some examples of wild birds found in particular regions of the U.S. Remember, these species may be found in other regions, too, so keep your eyes open!

Choose a region from the list (below), or click on the map (right) to learn about some favorite feeder birds in that area.

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White-crowned Sparrow

The distinct black and white cap sets this sparrow apart from other "little brown birds." The White-throated Sparrow also has a striped crown but it also has a white throat. Diet includes: KAYTEE Wild Bird Food, Supreme Wild Bird Food, Songbird Blend, Nyjer Seed, Sunflower Hearts & Chips, Wild Bird Blend.

White-breasted Nuthatch

Recognized for their characteristic upside-down stance, these birds have slightly up-curved bills to help them probe for insects and larvae while moving down the tree trunk. Diet includes: KAYTEE Wild Bird Food,Sunflower Hearts & Chips, Birders' Blend, Black Oil Sunflower, Safflower Seed, Nut & Raisin Blend, Nut & Fruit Blend, Waste Free.

Western Scrub Jay

More slender with a relatively longer tail than the Steller's Jay, this bird's markings include a white throat and a gray back and ear patch. This is a common park and yard visitor. Diet includes: KAYTEE Supreme Wild Bird Food, Sunflower Hearts & Chips, Songbird Blend, Birders' Blend, Cracked Corn, Striped Sunflower Seed, Waste Free.

Steller's Jay

A member of the Corvidae family which includes magpies, crows and ravens, this dark-crested bird catches live food. Like other jays, this is an opportunist and will eat almost anything including live insects and the eggs of other birds. Diet includes: KAYTEE Supreme Wild Bird Food, Sunflower Hearts & Chips, Songbird Blend, Birders' Blend, Cracked Corn, Striped Sunflower Seed, Waste Free.

Spotted Towhee

Similar to the Eastern Towhee, only with spots on the wings, this bird has a distinct red eye and the head often looks slightly crested. Diet includes: KAYTEE Black Oil Sunflower, Wild Bird Food, Cherry Suet, Birders' Blend, Cracked Corn.

Song Sparrow

This friendly, attractive sparrow is very common around the country and you can hear its song throughout the winter. Both males and females look alike and have a central spot on the streaked breast to identify it. Diet includes: KAYTEE Wild Bird Food, Supreme Wild Bird Food, Birders Blend, Sunflower Hearts & Chips, Black Oil Sunflower, Striped Sunflower Seed, Waste Free.

Rufous-sided (Eastern) Towhee

An uncommon visitor to feeders, it's always exciting to see one when they do come. Forages on the ground like other sparrows. This songbird has unmistakable calls: either "towhee" or "chewink." Diet includes: KAYTEE Black Oil Sunflower, Wild Bird Food, Cherry Suet, Birders' Blend, Cracked Corn.

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

The male looks as if he was painted by a master artist, but the female is a drab olive-brown. Many bird enthusiasts never even imagine the two together. Diet includes: KAYTEE Wild Bird Food, Supreme Wild Bird Food, Sunflower Hearts & Chips, Birders' Blend, Cardinal Blend, Black Oil Sunflower, Safflower Seed, Nut & Raisin Blend, Songbird Blend, Striped Sunflower Seed, Waste Free.

Red-wing Blackbird

With red epaulettes blazoning in the morning sunshine, the Red-wing Blackbird's call signals the arrival of spring as they return from Central America. The blackbird is strongly territorial as it woos females with its song. The females are rarely seen at feeders, but the reason for this behavior is not known.

Red-breasted Nuthatch

This fearless little bird differs from the White-breasted by having a black eye-stripe and a rusty underside. They prefer the coniferous forest, while the White-breasted nest in hardwoods. Diet includes: KAYTEE Wild Bird Food, Supreme Wild Bird Food, Sunflower Hearts & Chips, Birders' Blend, Cardinal Blend, Black Oil Sunflower, Safflower Seed, Nut & Raisin Blend, Nut & Fruit Blend, Waste Free.